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Life in the South 1778-1779: Letters of Benjamin West (Ann Arbor, 1963) - First Edition

Life in the South 1778-1779: Letters of Benjamin West (Ann Arbor, 1963) - First Edition

7.50

40 pp., plates.

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West, Benjamin. LIFE IN THE SOUTH 1778-1779 THE LETTERS OF BENJAMIN WEST.
Ann Arbor: William L. Clements Library, 1963. 40 pp., plates. Edited by James S. Schoff.
First edition. Original printed wrappers. A near fine copy.

"Benjamin West's long letters written from John's Island and Charleston, South Carolina, to his brother
are a rare source of accurate information concerning conditions in the middle Atlantic and Southern colonies
during the tumultous times of the American Revolution."
 - Intro.